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Il était une foi les gens -- Face to Faith

« Il était une foi les gens » c’est une minute de réponses aux grandes questions de la vie par des gens de 7 à 100 ans!

La capsule « Il était une foi les gens » souhaite donner la parole à Madame et Monsieur tout le monde en fin d’émission. Elle sera composée essentiellement de petites interviews tournées à Genève, à la rencontre des gens de tous âges (enfants, adolescents, adultes et personnes âgées) et de toutes convictions, pour découvrir leurs réponses spontanées aux questions existentielles.

“Il était une fois les gens” is a minute-long video clip of answers to the big questions in life by people aged between 7 and 100!
“Il était une fois les gens” wants to grant everyone the chance to speak. It will consist mainly of short interviews recorded in Geneva with people of all ages (children, teenagers, adults and seniors) and beliefs in order to know their spontaneous answer to existential questions.

Here are the links to watch three episodes of the web documentary « Face to Faith » subtitled in English.




Good viewing
Best regards

Victor Costa

  • Carolina Costa
  • Carolina Costa
  • Atalahalta Productions (Ataprod)
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    4 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    40,000 CHF
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    Canon 5D (HD)
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  • Rome Web Awards
    Rome, Italy
    April 18, 2016
    Nominated Best Trailer / Best Cast, Character / Best Cinematography
    Best Trailer / Best Cast, Character / Best Cinematography
  • Web Series Pilot & Short Compétion

    Nominated Best Idea in a Documentary
    Best Idea in a Documentary
  • Sicily Web Fest
    Sicily, Italy
    August 26, 2016
    Official Selection
  • KWEB Fest
    Seoul, Korea
    August 18, 2016
    Nominated Best Documentary / Best Teen Drama
  • Berlin Web Fest
    Berlin, Germany
    September 9, 2016
    Nominated Non-Fiction
  • Miami Web Fest
    Florida, United States
    September 29, 2016
    Official Selection
  • NYC Web Fest
    New York, United States
    November 10, 2016
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Carolina Costa

Carolina Costa currently works as producer, comedy actress and press agent for Atalahalta Productions in Geneva. She produces, among others, the TV-WEB series “Bienvenue Chez Nous” (Welcome to our home), “Ma femme est Pasteur” (My wife is a pastor) and “Il était une fois les gens” (Face to Faith).
She’s also a pastor of the Protestant Church of Geneva @LeLAB for young adults at the Plainpalais Church and has written a gamebook for couples “Marriage: on the way to adventure!” published in Switzerland and France.
Carolina was born in the Principality of Monaco to an Italian father and Danish mother. She moved to Geneva at the age of 4 where she completed her education in this canton, including her studies at the Autonomous Faculty of Protestant Theology where she graduated in 2004. Once she obtained her master’s degree, she was selected to attend the singing school of Paris to improve her singing and acting skills. This is where she met Victor Costa with whom she started a romantic relationship which continues to this day and which gave rise to all the Atalahalta productions. In 2007, attracted again by the religious vocation, she interned at the Protestant Church of Geneva to become a pastor. For the first year she worked at the Saint-Pierre-Fusterie parish; the second year was full of changes and new discoveries at l’Espace Fusterie (the Fusterie Space), at the AJEG Youth Centre (Youth Centre of the Protestant Church of Geneva), with religious emissions on RTS (Swiss broadcasting company) and finally at the chaplaincy of the University Hospitals of Geneva. She has also served as pastor in the Servette-Vieusseux parish and later in the Salève region. She is now a part-time pastor @LeLAB at the Plainpalais Church: a laboratory for young adults of up to about 40 to explore new ways of living one’s faith.

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